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NASA Unveils Massive Asteroid Impact Preparedness Plan

NASA Unveils Massive Asteroid Impact Preparedness Plan

1 hour ago   |   ExtremeTech

NASA just hosted a webcast to unveil the new Near-Earth Object Preparedness Plan. It addresses five goals for the US government to work on in order to save us from the next...
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This new high-speed rover simulator uses actual Mars terrain scans

This new high-speed rover simulator uses actual Mars terrain scans

1 hour ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Humans are definitely going to visit Mars some day. When that day finally comes, whatever hardware we decide to bring to the Red Planet to help us get around will be driven...
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NASA Has a Plan to Defend Earth Against Asteroid Impacts. We'll Find Out More Today

5 hours ago   |   Space

NASA has a plan to protect the Earth from death by asteroid, and the space agency will unveil it to the world today. But don't panic yet, NASA says there's no known asteroid...
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New NASA mission to detect plant water use from space

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Doctors learn a lot about their patients' health by taking their temperature. An elevated temperature, or fever, can be a sign of illness. The same goes for plants, but their...
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Space Station Astronaut Chats with Passengers Aboard 'Viking Orion' Cruise Ship

9 hours ago   |   Space

NASA astronaut Drew Feustel called the Viking Orion cruise ship Saturday. This is the first time that an International Space Station crewmember has contacted a nonmilitary vessel.
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Astronaut Mark Kelly says Trump's order to create a Space Force 'is a dumb idea'

Astronaut Mark Kelly says Trump's order to create a Space Force 'is a dumb idea'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump on Monday asked the military to create a sixth division called the Space Force . Mark Kelly , a retired NASA astronaut, took to Twitter to say this is "a...
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How NASA is creating air traffic control for drones video - CNET

1 day ago   |   CNET

By 2022, the FAA predicts there could be 3 million drones. NASA is in the final testing stages of developing a system to integrate drones into the national airspace.
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NASA examined Tropical Cyclone Bud's rains in the US southwest

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Beneficial rainfall from hurricane Bud's remnants has spread into the U.S. Desert Southwest after making landfall in western Mexico and moving north. NASA added up the rainfall...
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Move Over, Humans: NASA Plans to Send Robots to Moon

Move Over, Humans: NASA Plans to Send Robots to Moon

1 day ago   |   Geek

When President Trump signed a directive to send U.S. astronauts back to the Moon, I don't think he meant mechanical ones. Yes, NASA is planning a series of robotic commercial...
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Terra satellite sees Tropical Depression Carlotta weakening over Mexico

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

NASA Terra satellite captured an image of Tropical Depression Carlotta as it was making landfall in southwestern Mexico where it weakened into a remnant low pressure area.
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Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators

Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators

Instagram is ready to compete head on with YouTube. Today at a flashy event in San Francisco, the company is announcing it will begin allowing users to upload videos up to 1... Read more ...

Facebook is testing paid monthly subscriptions for Groups

Facebook is testing paid monthly subscriptions for Groups

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Tesla sues ex-employee for hacking, theft, and leaking to the press

Tesla sues ex-employee for hacking, theft, and leaking to the press

Tesla filed a lawsuit on Wednesday alleging that a former employee hacked the company's system and transferred “gigabytes” of data to unnamed third parties. The lawsuit may... Read more ...

AMC is launching its own service to compete with MoviePass

AMC is launching its own service to compete with MoviePass

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Instagram announces IGTV, a new app for long-form vertical videos

Instagram announces IGTV, a new app for long-form vertical videos

Five years after Instagram first gained support for videos , the social network has announced a new video initiative. IGTV is a new way for Instagram users to watch long-form... Read more ...

Microsoft acquires AI firm Bonsai to bring more 'brains' to machine learning

Microsoft acquires AI firm Bonsai to bring more 'brains' to machine learning

The Bonsai team. Microsoft is looking to bolster machine learning autonomy with its latest acquisition, Bonsai. Microsoft today announced plans to acquire Bonsai , a... Read more ...

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Samsung teased a gold color variant of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus two days ago, and now it's officially announced the availability. Starting June 24th, you'll be able to get the... Read more ...